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Function Find_Value_In_Column() As Boolean
'// Searches for the value of cell C17 in the designated range
'// and will stop searching once it finds a match.
Dim returnValue As Boolean
Dim rng As Range
Dim c As Range
Set rng = Range("A:A") '//change range as necessary
For Each c In rng
If c = Range("c17").Value Then
returnValue = True
Find_Value_In_Column = returnValue
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If Application.WorksheetFunction.CountIf(Range("C1:C17"), Range("C17")) > 0 Then MsgBox "True"
strColumn = "A:A"
strSearch = Range("C17").Value
If Application.WorksheetFunction.CountIf(Range(strColumn), strSearch) > 0 Then
MsgBox "Value " & strSearch & " found in column " & strColumn, vbOKOnly
MsgBox "Value " & strSearch & " NOT found in column " & strColumn, vbOKOnly
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